Welcome to the Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (NM OSHA) of the New Mexico Environment Department.
Our mission is to assure every employee safe and healthful working conditions.
The Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (NM OSHA) is an agency within New Mexico Environment Department responsible for enforcement of the New Mexico Health and Safety Act, and providing safety and health assistance to employers.
NM OSHA’s jurisdiction includes private industry and public entities such as city, county, and state government, excluding Federal Employees and Employers.
The Bureau has five operational areas:
Administrative - In addition to managing the general administrative duties of the OHSB, this section gathers state-wide statistical information on workplace injuries and fatalities.
Enforcement - The compliance section enforces health and safety regulations by conducting on-site inspections. Employees or employers wishing to report problems should contact the compliance section.
Compliance Assistance - This group works with and provides help to New Mexico trade associations, unions, partnerships, and alliances to promote health and safety awareness.
Consultation Program - This section works proactively with employers by providing training and consultative services to employers who request assistance.
Whistleblower Discrimination - This section investigates employee complaints of employer discrimination after they reported health and safety issues.
FREE Safety and Health Training For Small Business Employers, June 22, 2016 in Las Cruces, NM.
The New Mexico Occupational Safety and Health Consultation (OSHCON) Program is coordinating with the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration (NM WCA), New Mexico State University (NMSU), and the local section of the American Society of Safety Engineers to host a FREE Small Business Safety and Health Workshop. This workshop is designed to provide basic information about OSHA, NM WCA and some of the free resources available for employers to improve safety and health within their businesses.